The Role of the NC Student Success Center
The NC Student Success Center provides support for all 58 colleges to advance, scale, and sustain student success and completion efforts. We work with colleges to align policies and practices with our mission and values to ensure access, equity, significant learning, and completion of credentials. We also represent the collective voice of North Carolina community college practitioners in state-level and national policy discussions.
Our Funding and the National Network
The Center is funded entirely by grants from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the John M. Belk Endowment, and the Kresge Foundation. We are part of a 14-state Student Success Center Network, coordinated by Jobs for the Future, that works collectively to advance the national completion agenda. Read more about our collective work here.
Student Success Framework
Our work to promote greater learning and student completion of credentials is informed by the evidence-based Guided Pathways practices developed by the Community College Research Center (CCRC) and the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC). To minimize confusion among the various NC education and workforce partner "pathways," the Center has developed the NC Guided Pathways to Success (NC GPS) framework. Learn more about the NC GPS Strategic Plan 2018-2020 here.
|Introduction to the Center & NC Guided Pathways to Success Framework||1.58 MB|
|National Student Success Center Network||103.52 KB|
|NC Student Success Center Advisory Board Organizations||292.38 KB|
|NC SSC Advisory Board Members rev. 09.17||347.89 KB|
|NC GPS Strategic Plan 2018-2020 (outline)||231.8 KB|